The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) joined together to speak with one voice on drinking water and wastewater issues. The 2011 Water Matters! Fly-In was attended by more than 160 people, from every U.S. state, representing a cross-section of the entire water community. To view a video clip from the event.
- Water Environment Federation (WEF)
- 2011 water matters! Fly-In in washington D.C. was a tremendous ...
Expansion Joints for Potable Water Systems
Water is vital to life. Not only do we need access to clean drinking water, we need the ability to transport it without contamination. For this reason, there are standards that were created for pumping systems to safeguard potable water as it comes into contact with different materials during transport through a piping system. The NSF/ANSI 61 Standard for Drinking Water System Components (published in 1988) establishes the requirements for the piping and mechanical devices (pumps, valves, chemical feeders, etc.)...
AWWA whiteboard animation urges action on Farm Bill to protect drinking water sources
A whiteboard animation produced by the American Water Works Association illustrates how Farm Bill conservation programs along with partnerships between the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA), water utilities and farmers can be key to protecting drinking water sources. Available on AWWA’s YouTube channel and viewed more than 2,100 times, the video points out how Congress can address nutrient runoff issues through the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization. “Partnerships between water utilities...
AQUATECH 2017 – The World’s Leading Fair for Process, Drinking & Waste Water
Another Aquatech has been and gone, and what a show this one was! Thank you to those who visited the atg UV Technology stand, the team thoroughly enjoyed talking through a wide range of water treatment challenges. The Biennial event is widely known as the world’s leading stage for process, drinking and waste water, and once again it upheld its reputation providing 4 full days of inspiration and innovation. This acted as the perfect platform for the atg UV team to meet up with customers and distributors...
New USGS maps show areas where groundwater is important source of drinking water for homeowners
New U.S. Geological Survey maps show where people across the nation rely on private wells for their drinking water. The maps will help determine where focused groundwater-quality testing or further studies are needed to help ensure safe drinking water from private wells. The maps estimate the number of people using private wells in a given area, but individual wells are not identified. Until now, areas where private wells are predominantly used were not well known. Groundwater is an unseen but crucial resource...
AWWA calls for Farm Bill measures that protect drinking water sources, encourage partnerships
With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization to help farmers and water utilities work together to protect the nation’s drinking water. Large algal blooms resulting from nutrients have threatened water quality throughout the country, including shutting down the drinking water supply for the entire city of Toledo, Ohio, in 2014. “Water utilities and farmers are eager to...